Consulate Health Care Resident Aide/Medication Tech in Somerset, Pennsylvania
Job ID 78115
Position Location US-PA-Somerset
Facility Name Siemon�s Heritage Personal Care Facility
Job Category Health Care
Position Location : Street 166 Siemon Drive
Position Location : Zip 15501
Position Status PT is 20 - 34 HOURS WK
Shift All Shifts
An extraordinary opportunity to be a part of a culture you can be proud of by joining one of the nation's top Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing health care providers in our dynamic facility located in Somerset, PA.
Purpose of Your Job Position
As aConsulate Health Care Residential Aide/Medication Tech, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties providing personal care services, assistance support and supervision to residents and administer routine medications to residents in accordance with state regulations. The Medication Tech works under the direction of licensed personnel to provide quality resident care in accordance with applicable regulations.You are entrusted to provide innovative, responsible healthcare with the creation and implementation of new ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results.
Assist residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, hygiene and mobility.
Supervise residents with prescribed medication.
Supervise finger sticks for insulin testing; and insulin injections. Assist residents with oxygen, ostomies and other medical problems as outlined in the support plan.
Encourage and/or remind residents to participate in activities. Promote activities enthusiastically to pique residents' interest.
Monitor health, safety and well being of the residents.
Document information pertaining to changes in residents' functional status, personal needs, appointment, etc.
Assist in keeping the environment safe for residents.
Report concerns about residents to supervisor and co-workers.
Respond to resident emergencies; provide first-aid assistance and arrange for appropriate medical attention/follow-up.
May have to attend and successfully complete state required Medication Technician Training.
Practice safety in working around and with equipment, chemicals, tools and utensils.
Promote teamwork in providing services to residents.
Education and Experience
- Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or GED.
Where Will Compassion Take You?
At Consulate Health Care, we're looking for talented, compassionate and hard-working individuals who are eager to serve others. Our team members go above and beyond to give our residents and patients the care they deserve — so you'll find that every day with Consulate Health Care offers new and exciting opportunities to learn and grow.
Compassionate hearts and passionate dedication – these two qualities shine in our team members and provide the foundation for our mission of “Providing Service With Our Hearts and Hands” . The compassion you'll show to residents, patients and their families is the lifeline of our business, while relationships with your peers and coworkers will strengthen our vibrant, diverse community.
Consulate Health Care is one of the nation's leading providers of Senior healthcare services, specializing in post-acute care. Operating in 21 states, we offer services ranging from short-term transitional care to Alzheimer’s and dementia care.
24-hour skilled nursing care
Comprehensive post-acute care
Physical, Occupational and Speech therapies
"Your Journey Home" short-term rehab program
Alzheimer's and dementia care
Care for medically-complex patients